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Titus 1

Introduction

Overview

Titus 1:1, For what end Titus was left in Crete; Titus 1:6, How they that are to be chosen ministers ought to be qualified; Titus 1:11, The mouths of evil teachers to be stopped; Titus 1:12, and what manner of men they be.

Verse 1

a servant: 1 Chronicles 6:49, Romans 1:1, Philippians 1:1

faith: John 10:26, John 10:27, Acts 13:48, Ephesians 2:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:14, 1 Timothy 1:5

the acknowledging: Colossians 2:2, 2 Timothy 2:23, 2 Timothy 2:25, 1 John 2:23

after: Titus 2:11, Titus 2:12, 1 Timothy 1:4, 1 Timothy 3:16, 1 Timothy 6:3, 2 Peter 1:3, 2 Peter 3:11

Reciprocal: Joshua 1:1 - the death Psalms 36:1 - servant Mark 11:22 - Have Luke 22:32 - thy faith John 3:33 - hath set Acts 22:14 - hath Acts 27:23 - and Romans 3:3 - faith Romans 6:22 - become Romans 8:33 - of God's 1 Corinthians 9:1 - I not an Ephesians 1:4 - as Ephesians 1:17 - in the knowledge Ephesians 3:5 - in other Ephesians 4:5 - one faith Colossians 3:12 - as 2 Timothy 2:24 - the servant 2 Timothy 3:12 - live Hebrews 11:1 - faith James 1:1 - a servant James 2:1 - the faith 1 Peter 1:2 - Elect 2 Peter 1:1 - have 2 Peter 1:6 - godliness Revelation 14:6 - everlasting

Verse 2

In: or, For

hope: Titus 2:7, Titus 2:13, Titus 3:7, John 5:39, John 6:68, Romans 2:7, Romans 5:2, Romans 5:4, Colossians 1:27, 1 Thessalonians 5:8, 2 Timothy 1:1, 2 Timothy 2:10, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4, 1 John 2:25, 1 John 3:2, 1 John 3:3, Jude 1:21

eternal: Matthew 25:46, Mark 10:17, Mark 10:30, John 3:15, John 3:16, John 6:54, John 10:28, John 17:2, Romans 5:21, Romans 6:23, 1 Timothy 6:12, 1 Timothy 6:19, 1 John 5:11-1 Chronicles :, 1 John 5:20

God: Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:29, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 2 Timothy 2:15, Hebrews 6:17, Hebrews 6:18

promised: 2 Timothy 1:1, 2 Timothy 1:9, Revelation 17:8

before: Proverbs 8:23-Obadiah :, Matthew 25:34, John 17:24, Acts 15:18, Romans 16:25, 1 Peter 1:20-Isaiah :, Revelation 13:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:22 - for Genesis 21:1 - Sarah as Genesis 32:12 - thou Numbers 10:29 - for the Lord Deuteronomy 7:9 - the faithful Joshua 1:3 - General Joshua 21:45 - General 2 Samuel 7:28 - thy words 1 Chronicles 17:26 - thou art God Nehemiah 9:8 - righteous Psalms 31:5 - God Psalms 33:4 - all his Psalms 89:1 - thy faithfulness Psalms 89:35 - that I will not lie Psalms 91:4 - his truth Psalms 92:15 - To show Psalms 100:5 - and his truth Psalms 146:6 - keepeth truth Proverbs 19:22 - and Ecclesiastes 3:14 - whatsoever Isaiah 1:20 - for the mouth Lamentations 3:23 - great Matthew 13:35 - I will utter Matthew 19:16 - eternal Matthew 24:35 - my Mark 13:31 - my Mark 14:36 - all Luke 1:20 - which John 3:33 - hath set John 7:28 - is true John 14:2 - if Romans 1:2 - Which Romans 3:3 - faith Romans 3:4 - let God Romans 16:26 - now 1 Corinthians 1:9 - God Ephesians 1:4 - as Ephesians 3:9 - beginning Ephesians 4:4 - as Ephesians 4:25 - putting 1 Thessalonians 5:24 - Faithful 2 Thessalonians 2:16 - good 2 Timothy 2:13 - he cannot Hebrews 8:6 - upon Hebrews 9:15 - eternal Hebrews 10:23 - for 1 Peter 3:15 - the hope 1 John 1:2 - was manifested 1 John 3:9 - and he

Verse 3

in: Daniel 8:23, Daniel 9:24-:, Daniel 10:1, Daniel 11:27, Habakkuk 2:3, Acts 17:26, Romans 5:6, Galatians 4:4, Ephesians 1:10, 1 Timothy 2:6, 2 Timothy 1:10

manifested: Mark 13:10, Mark 16:15, Acts 10:36, Romans 10:14, Romans 10:15, Romans 15:19, Romans 16:26, Ephesians 2:17, Ephesians 3:5-Ruth :, Philippians 1:13, Colossians 1:6, Colossians 1:23, 1 Timothy 2:5, Revelation 14:16

which: 1 Corinthians 9:17, 1 Thessalonians 2:4, 1 Timothy 1:11, 1 Timothy 2:7, 2 Timothy 1:11

God: Titus 2:10, Titus 2:13, Titus 3:4-Joshua :, Isaiah 12:2, Isaiah 45:15, Isaiah 45:21, 1 Timothy 1:1, 1 Timothy 2:3, 1 Timothy 4:10

Reciprocal: Psalms 106:21 - God Matthew 13:35 - I will utter Luke 12:48 - For Acts 20:24 - and the Galatians 1:1 - but 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and admonish Titus 1:4 - our 1 Peter 1:20 - verily 1 Peter 1:25 - this 1 Peter 5:6 - in

Verse 4

Titus: 2 Corinthians 2:13, 2 Corinthians 7:6, 2 Corinthians 7:13, 2 Corinthians 7:14, 2 Corinthians 8:6, 2 Corinthians 8:16, 2 Corinthians 8:23, 2 Corinthians 12:18, Galatians 2:3

mine: 1 Timothy 1:1, 1 Timothy 1:2, 2 Timothy 1:2

the common: Romans 1:12, 2 Corinthians 4:13, 2 Peter 1:1, Jude 1:3

Grace: Romans 1:7, Ephesians 1:2, Colossians 1:2, 1 Timothy 1:2, 2 Timothy 1:2

our: Titus 1:3, Luke 2:11, John 4:42, 2 Peter 1:11, 2 Peter 2:20, 2 Peter 3:2, 2 Peter 3:18, 1 John 5:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:14 - And God Acts 5:31 - a Saviour Acts 13:23 - raised 1 Corinthians 4:15 - for Galatians 2:1 - Titus Galatians 4:19 - little Ephesians 4:5 - one faith Philippians 2:22 - as 1 Timothy 1:18 - son 1 Timothy 6:20 - avoiding 2 Timothy 1:10 - our 2 Timothy 4:10 - Titus Titus 3:6 - through Philemon 1:10 - my son Philemon 1:19 - how thou

Verse 5

I left, 1 Timothy 1:3

Crete: Acts 2:11, Acts 27:7, Acts 27:12, Acts 27:21

set: 1 Chronicles 6:32, Ecclesiastes 12:9, Isaiah 44:7, 1 Corinthians 11:34, 1 Corinthians 14:40, Colossians 2:5

wanting: or, left undone

and: Acts 14:23, 2 Timothy 2:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:42 - General 1 Chronicles 15:16 - chief Ezra 8:17 - ministers Ezekiel 44:9 - General John 10:2 - he that John 15:16 - ordained Acts 11:30 - to the Acts 17:14 - but Acts 20:17 - the elders Acts 28:30 - Paul 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are 1 Timothy 5:1 - an elder 1 Timothy 5:22 - suddenly Titus 1:7 - a bishop James 5:14 - for 1 Peter 5:1 - elders

Verse 6

any: 1 Timothy 3:2-Judges :

the husband: Leviticus 21:7, Leviticus 21:14, Ezekiel 44:22, Malachi 2:15, Luke 1:5, 1 Timothy 3:12

having: Genesis 18:19, 1 Samuel 2:11, 1 Samuel 2:22, 1 Samuel 2:29, 1 Samuel 2:30, 1 Samuel 3:12, 1 Samuel 3:13, 1 Timothy 3:4, 1 Timothy 3:5

not: Proverbs 28:7

or: Titus 1:10, 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 21:9 - the daughter 1 Corinthians 9:5 - to lead Philippians 2:15 - blameless 1 Timothy 3:10 - being 1 Timothy 5:1 - an elder 1 Timothy 5:19 - receive Hebrews 13:4 - Marriage

Verse 7

a bishop: Titus 1:5, Philippians 1:1, 1 Timothy 3:1, 1 Timothy 3:2-1 Chronicles :

as: Matthew 24:45, Luke 12:42, 1 Corinthians 4:1, 1 Corinthians 4:2, 1 Peter 4:10

not selfwilled: Genesis 49:6, 2 Peter 2:10

not soon: Proverbs 14:17, Proverbs 15:18, Proverbs 16:32, Ecclesiastes 7:9, James 1:19, James 1:20

not given to wine: Titus 2:3, Leviticus 10:9, Proverbs 31:4, Proverbs 31:5, Isaiah 28:7, Isaiah 56:12, Ezekiel 44:21, Ephesians 5:18, 1 Timothy 3:3

no: 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25,*Gr.

not given to filthy: Isaiah 56:10, Isaiah 56:11, 1 Timothy 3:3, 1 Timothy 3:8, 1 Peter 5:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 21:18 - a blind man 2 Kings 5:20 - and take Nehemiah 6:12 - hired him Jeremiah 8:10 - for Malachi 2:6 - law Matthew 20:8 - unto Luke 16:1 - a steward John 10:12 - he that Acts 20:28 - overseers Ephesians 4:31 - wrath Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness Philippians 4:17 - because 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - a cloak 1 Timothy 3:10 - being 1 Timothy 5:23 - General Titus 1:11 - filthy 2 Peter 2:3 - through 3 John 1:9 - who loveth

Verse 8

a lover of hospitality: 1 Timothy 3:2

a lover of good: 1 Samuel 18:1, 1 Kings 5:1, 1 Kings 5:7, Psalms 16:3, Amos 5:15, 1 John 3:14, 1 John 5:1

men: or, things

sober: Titus 2:7, 2 Corinthians 6:4-Ruth :, 1 Thessalonians 2:10, 1 Timothy 4:12, 1 Timothy 6:11, 2 Timothy 2:22

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:9 - this is Ezekiel 44:21 - General Luke 14:13 - call Romans 12:13 - given 1 Corinthians 9:25 - temperate Galatians 5:23 - temperance Philippians 4:8 - are just Titus 2:2 - temperate Hebrews 13:2 - not 1 Peter 4:9 - hospitality 1 Peter 5:8 - sober 2 Peter 1:6 - temperance

Verse 9

Holding: Job 2:3, Job 27:6, Proverbs 23:23, 1 Thessalonians 5:21, 2 Thessalonians 2:15, 2 Timothy 1:13, Jude 1:3, Revelation 2:25, Revelation 3:3, Revelation 3:11

fast: 1 Timothy 1:15, 1 Timothy 4:9, 1 Timothy 6:3, 2 Timothy 2:2

as he hath been taught: or, in teaching

sound: Titus 2:1, Titus 2:7, Titus 2:8, 1 Timothy 1:10, 1 Timothy 6:3, 2 Timothy 4:3

to convince: Titus 1:11, Acts 18:28, 1 Corinthians 14:24, 2 Timothy 2:25

Reciprocal: Leviticus 15:8 - General Proverbs 4:2 - good Ezekiel 44:23 - General Haggai 2:11 - General Matthew 13:47 - and gathered Matthew 13:52 - scribe Mark 12:34 - And no Acts 26:25 - words 1 Corinthians 3:12 - wood 1 Corinthians 14:3 - exhortation 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 1:19 - Holding 1 Timothy 4:16 - continue 1 Timothy 6:20 - keep 2 Timothy 2:24 - apt Titus 3:8 - a faithful

Verse 10

there: Acts 20:29, Romans 16:17-Job :, 2 Corinthians 11:12-Ezra :, Ephesians 4:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:10-2 Kings :, 1 Timothy 1:4, 1 Timothy 1:6, 1 Timothy 6:3-Deuteronomy :, 2 Timothy 3:13, 2 Timothy 4:4, James 1:26, 2 Peter 2:1, 2 Peter 2:2, 1 John 2:18, 1 John 4:1, Revelation 2:6, Revelation 2:14

specially: Acts 15:1, Acts 15:24, Galatians 1:6-Ruth :, Galatians 2:4, Galatians 3:1, Galatians 4:17-Ecclesiastes :, Galatians 5:1-Numbers :, Philippians 3:2, Philippians 3:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 15:8 - General Leviticus 21:18 - a blind man 2 Chronicles 13:7 - vain men Psalms 63:11 - the mouth Proverbs 6:12 - walketh Proverbs 12:11 - he that followeth Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth Proverbs 18:21 - Death Ecclesiastes 9:18 - sinner Ezekiel 13:4 - like Matthew 23:14 - for ye Mark 1:45 - and began Luke 20:26 - and they marvelled Romans 16:18 - by 2 Corinthians 11:3 - so 2 Corinthians 11:13 - deceitful Galatians 1:7 - pervert Colossians 2:4 - lest Colossians 4:11 - who 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - that 1 Timothy 1:7 - to 2 Timothy 3:8 - resist Titus 1:6 - or James 2:20 - O vain

Verse 11

mouths: Titus 1:9, Titus 3:10, Psalms 63:11, Psalms 107:42, Ezekiel 16:63, Luke 20:40, Romans 3:19, 2 Corinthians 11:10

subvert: Matthew 23:14, 2 Timothy 3:6

filthy: Titus 1:7, Isaiah 56:10, Isaiah 56:11, Jeremiah 8:10, Ezekiel 13:19, Micah 3:5, Micah 3:11, John 10:12, 1 Timothy 6:5, 2 Peter 2:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:9 - ought Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination Judges 18:4 - hired me Job 16:3 - what emboldeneth Proverbs 6:12 - walketh Proverbs 12:11 - he that followeth Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth Proverbs 18:21 - Death Proverbs 21:6 - getting Ecclesiastes 9:18 - sinner Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Daniel 11:34 - cleave Hosea 4:8 - set their heart on their iniquity Matthew 24:49 - and to Acts 15:24 - that certain 2 Corinthians 2:17 - which 2 Corinthians 4:5 - we 2 Corinthians 11:13 - deceitful Galatians 1:7 - pervert Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness Philippians 3:19 - whose God Colossians 2:4 - lest 1 Timothy 1:7 - to 1 Timothy 3:3 - filthy 1 Timothy 5:13 - speaking 1 Timothy 6:10 - the love 2 Timothy 2:16 - for Titus 3:11 - is subverted James 3:6 - a world 1 Peter 5:2 - not for 2 Peter 2:3 - through

Verse 12

of: Acts 17:28

liars: Romans 16:18, 1 Timothy 4:2, 2 Peter 2:12, 2 Peter 2:15, Jude 1:8 -13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:42 - goeth upon the belly Job 30:1 - whose Matthew 24:49 - and to Acts 2:11 - Cretes Acts 27:7 - we sailed Ephesians 4:25 - putting Philippians 3:19 - whose God Colossians 3:9 - Lie

Verse 13

rebuke: Titus 2:15, Proverbs 27:5, 2 Corinthians 13:10, 1 Timothy 5:20, 2 Timothy 4:2

that: Titus 2:2, Leviticus 19:17, Psalms 119:80, Psalms 141:5, 2 Corinthians 7:8-2 Kings :, 1 Timothy 4:6

Reciprocal: Proverbs 15:5 - but Proverbs 24:25 - them Proverbs 26:5 - a fool Mark 8:33 - he rebuked 2 Corinthians 13:5 - in the faith Colossians 3:9 - Lie 1 Timothy 5:7 - General

Verse 14

Jewish: 1 Timothy 1:4-Judges :, 2 Timothy 4:4

commandments: Isaiah 29:13, Matthew 15:9, Mark 7:7, Colossians 2:22

turn: Galatians 4:9, 2 Timothy 4:4, Hebrews 12:25, 2 Peter 2:22

Reciprocal: Matthew 15:3 - Why Mark 7:13 - the word 1 Timothy 4:7 - refuse 1 Timothy 6:20 - avoiding 2 Timothy 2:16 - shun Titus 3:9 - avoid Hebrews 13:9 - not with 2 Peter 1:16 - we have

Verse 15

the pure: Luke 11:39-Mark :, Acts 10:15, Romans 14:14, Romans 14:20, 1 Corinthians 6:12, 1 Corinthians 6:13, 1 Corinthians 10:23, 1 Corinthians 10:25, 1 Corinthians 10:31, 1 Timothy 4:3, 1 Timothy 4:4

but: Proverbs 21:4, Haggai 2:13, Zechariah 7:5, Zechariah 7:6, Matthew 15:18, Romans 14:20, Romans 14:23, 1 Corinthians 11:27-Joel :

their: 1 Corinthians 8:7, Hebrews 9:14, Hebrews 10:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then Leviticus 7:19 - General Leviticus 10:10 - General Leviticus 11:34 - General Leviticus 15:4 - be unclean Deuteronomy 14:3 - General Proverbs 21:8 - but Proverbs 30:12 - that are Jeremiah 11:15 - the holy Haggai 2:14 - So is this people Zechariah 14:20 - shall there Matthew 5:8 - are Matthew 15:11 - that which goeth Mark 7:15 - nothing Mark 7:23 - defile Luke 11:41 - all Acts 24:16 - General Romans 2:15 - their conscience 1 Corinthians 7:14 - the unbelieving husband Colossians 1:21 - in your mind by 1 Timothy 1:5 - a good 1 Timothy 4:5 - it 1 Timothy 6:5 - men Hebrews 13:9 - not with James 3:17 - first

Verse 16

profess: Numbers 24:16, Isaiah 29:13, Isaiah 48:1, Isaiah 58:2, Ezekiel 33:31, Hosea 8:2, Hosea 8:3, Romans 2:18-Jeremiah :, 2 Timothy 3:5-Ruth :, Jude 1:4

being: Job 15:16, Revelation 21:8, Revelation 21:27

and disobedient: 1 Samuel 15:22, 1 Samuel 15:24, Ephesians 5:6, 1 Timothy 1:9

unto: Jeremiah 6:30, Romans 1:28, 2 Timothy 3:8

reprobate: or, void of judgment

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then Leviticus 11:5 - but divideth Numbers 22:18 - If Balak Numbers 23:12 - General Deuteronomy 14:7 - General Joshua 24:27 - deny Judges 2:10 - knew not 2 Samuel 15:12 - while he offered Job 18:21 - knoweth Job 31:28 - for Psalms 14:1 - abominable Psalms 36:1 - The transgression Proverbs 30:12 - that are Jeremiah 5:2 - though Jeremiah 12:2 - near Jeremiah 22:16 - was not Zechariah 14:20 - shall there Matthew 7:21 - saith Matthew 21:19 - and found Matthew 21:30 - I go Matthew 23:3 - for Matthew 26:10 - a good Matthew 27:4 - What Mark 7:6 - honoureth Luke 13:26 - We Luke 20:47 - for Romans 2:20 - the form 2 Corinthians 13:5 - reprobates Philippians 3:2 - evil Colossians 1:21 - in your mind by 1 Timothy 5:8 - he hath 1 Timothy 6:5 - men Hebrews 4:11 - unbelief Hebrews 11:4 - a more James 2:14 - though 1 John 2:4 - I know

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Titus 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/titus-1.html.